Who We Are?

Our vision is to create an Africa where IT is a local language.

To do this, the organization mobilizes resources and directs all efforts towards imparting technological knowledge in the underprivileged through a "Holistic teaching and learning experience" to equip young individuals in rural areas with skills that will enable them compete on a leveled playing field in a competitive world.

Our activities and efforts are centered around these Core Values:

  • Impact
  • Integrity
  • Innovation

What We Do?

Tech Era is an IT literacy program that introduces the young and underprivileged to technology, to give them the needed hope and potential to transform themselves, their community and, ultimately, the world whilst increasing their chances of securing and managing revolutionary technology-related careers

  • Giving practical IT education to students
  • Training tutors to effectively teach ICT in schools using a design-thinking and problem-solving approach
  • Developing ethical and compassionate leaders who are passionate about making real changes in their communities.
97% of beneficiaries had never used emails prior to the program
Reach out to, at least, 4000 students by 2021
52% of our first batch of students were females
100% of our team members are college students

Recent Updates

Gender misrepresentation: A Luxury we cannot afford in STEM

“We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering and math” -Michelle Obama Tech Era is dedicated to the principle that women are indispensable in facilitating technological advancements just as much as facts are indispensable in science or engineering in the […]

Tech Era to Establish it’s First Robotics Club in Accra Technical Training College in September, 2017

As part of Tech Era’s plan to scale up, it has a goal to establish 12 robotics clubs in Senior High and Technical Schools in the country. It is taking its first leap by establishing its first in ATTC, where one of its beneficiary has been enrolled. The Founder, Derick Omari explains that, the tech […]

I am the Solution to Africa’s Challenges and I will become greater than Dr. Sarfo Kantanka. Meet George, an 18 Year old who looks forward to change the narrative of Africa with his inventions

George Sarfo Addo is a Tech Era beneficiary who believes he has the solution to Africa’s challenges with his Inventions and will become even greater than Dr. Sarfo Kantanka. One will say it is a coincidence he is also called Sarfo. George believes he is inspired to do more by the name he has. George […]

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What our stakeholders say

As a teacher, I have always had difficulty in teaching ICT as a subject in school because there are no materials for the students to use. It is always theoretical because there is only one laptop available. Tech Era has given my students the opportunity to have access to computers and how the tutors teach my students with humility and so much care is amazing. I have personally learnt a lot even as a teacher and it is incredible to see the enthusiasm with which students climb the hills of Ashesi for the sessions.

Sir Frederick ICT teacher, Fidelity International School

“While an IT initiative is not necessarily a novel project at Ashesi (many have ben short-lived), the angle Tech Era has employed is quite ingenious.
Rather than just focusing on the basic skills needed to be computer literate, the students from Berekuso are given tasks that challenge them to think critically and apply themselves in a variety of ways. An example is one project I saw, where they were tasked to use Paint, an illustrations software, to create their own stories. Such projects not only improve the literacy of the children, but also but also encourage them to think broadly about solving problems”.

Michael Quansah Public Relations Officer, Ashesi University College

I appreciate what you and your guys have done for us since you started this program. We can see you guys have good intentions for us and may God bless all Ashesi students.

Emmanuel Darko Particpant, Berekuso Junior High School

Our Modules

Tech Module

Tech module is the first phase of Tech Era. In this phase students are given basic tutorial in IT by introducing them to use of Microsoft office application like word application, paint application, power point and excel. They also learn to use search engines and learn how to communicate using the internet. Students who exhibit high interest in this phase are moved to the second phase called Robotek module. (more…)

Robotek Module

This is a robotics phase where students are given tutoring in robotics and problem solving skills to raise more IT professionals to bring innovative solutions to the problems in Africa. This builds the problem solving and team working skills of students and get them to appreciate Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. (more…)

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